to exit poverty for good
KKI exists to empower Indonesia's poor and vulnerables through 3-step approach
Our members are women who own micro business and earn USD1-5/ day. We are based in Cilincing, one of the poorest districts in Jakarta.
79% saved voluntarily
Improvements in House Conditions
25% saw improvements in housing conditions after 2 years
25% acquired at least one new asset such as motorcycle, fridge, washing machine, or TV after 2 years
5% were able to own a house after 2 years
KKI Leadership Team consists of dedicated, young professionals who left private sector to serve the poor.
Sandra Restu Surya
KKI was founded by Leonardo Kamilius in 2011, with Lucyana Siregar as co-founder. At 25, they had a strong calling to make significant positive impacts to help others in need. Leon and Lucy started by learning and adopting Grameen model, pioneered by Mohammad Yunus who won a Nobel Prize for developing microcredit. Read more.